Leslie Ehm is President & Chief Fire Starter at Combustion
She has been working in the world of creative collaboration for over 25 years.
A former musician and TV host turned advertising Creative Director (McCann), she first launched agency-centric training company (Three Training) followed by Combustion, devoted to igniting organizational creativity. Leslie has the rare privilege of training the ‘best’ to be even better – with an incredible global client list including DraftFCB, Leo Burnett, Droga5, Disney, BBDO, Pepsico, Grey, Mattel, Sid Lee, JWT, Venables Bell, and more.
With her larger than life persona, Leslie has a reputation for a being a ‘force of nature’. Her irreverent training methods, ability to swear an incomparable blue streak, and deep understanding of human nature make her kind of infectious there is no vaccine for.
Leslie is also the faculty of the Association of National Advertisers (ANA) and Institute for Communications Agencies (ICA), is certified by the Creative Problem Solving Institute, a Guild Member of the Creative Education Foundation, a columnist for the Creativity Post, and a sought-after keynote speaker. In her spare time…Ha. Spare time is for wussies
twitter: @leslieehm / @thinkcombustion